John E. Tecca

John E. Tecca

Illustration of 2 hands holding measuring tape

The Use of Outcome Measures in Clinical Practice: Part 1

Surveys designed for use in audiological practice have been available for many years. Possibly beginning with the Hearing Handicap Scale (High, 1964), surveys have been developed for varied applications, such as quantifying handicap or disability and for documenting outcomes of rehabilitation. The modern era of surveys for audiological practice arguably began in the early 1980s. There followed a proliferation of surveys for use in both pre- and post-hearing aid fitting applications.

Topic(s): clinical audiology, Clinical Practice

Illustration of 2 hands holding measuring tape